Services

The Services menu contains items which control services provided by daemons running on the firewall. See Services.

Captive portal:Controls the Captive Portal service which directs users to a web page for authentication before permitting Internet access. See Captive Portal.
DHCP relay:Configures the DHCP relay service which proxies DHCP requests from one network segment to another. See DHCP & DHCPv6 Relay.
DHCP server:Configures the DHCP service which provides automatic IP address configuration for clients. See IPv4 DHCP Server.
DHCPv6 Relay:Configures the DHCP relay service for IPv6 which proxies DHCPv6 requests from one network segment to another. See DHCP & DHCPv6 Relay.
DHCPv6 Server & RA:
 Configures the DHCP service for IPv6 and Router Advertisements which provide automatic IPv6 address configuration for clients. See IPv6 DHCP Server and Router Advertisements.
DNS Forwarder:Configures the built-in caching DNS forwarder. See DNS Forwarder.
DNS Resolver:Configures the built-in caching DNS resolver. See DNS Resolver.
Dynamic DNS:Configures Dynamic DNS services (“dyndns”) which updates a remote name server when the WAN IP address of this firewall has changed. See Dynamic DNS.
IGMP Proxy:Configures the Interior Group Management Protocol proxy for passing multicast traffic between interfaces. See IGMP Proxy.
Load Balancer:Configures the Load Balancer, which balances incoming connections across multiple local servers. See Server Load Balancing.
NTP:Configures the Network Time Protocol server daemon. See NTPD.
PPPoE Server:Configures the PPPoE server which accepts and authenticates connections from PPPoE clients on local networks. See PPPoE Server.
SNMP:Configures the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) daemon to allow network-based collection of statistics from this firewall. See SNMP.
UPnP & NAT-PMP:Configures the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) & NAT Port Mapping Protocol service which automatically configures NAT and firewall rules for devices which support the UPnP or NAT-PMP standards. This menu entry only appears if more than one interface is assigned. See UPnP & NAT-PMP.
Wake on LAN:Configures Wake on LAN entries which remotely wake up local client devices. See Wake on LAN.